Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: College Board

Breed budget comes to the supes

The mayor’s budget proposal, delayed because of the COVID crisis, comes before the Board of Supes Budget and Appropriations Committee Wed/12, Thu/13 and Fri/14. It’s going to be a...

Some defining issues in the fall supes race

The San Francisco Democratic Party will vote on endorsements for the Board of Supes Wednesday/22, and while the party nod doesn’t always mean victory, it’s a powerful statement –...

Wearing a mask is a political statement—that you care about community

Donald Trump has – no surprise – turned a basic public-health practice into a political issue, putting millions of lives at risk. Trump has consistently refused to wear a mask,...

City College board fires chancellor

The City College Board put Chancellor Mark Rocha on administrative leave today, the first step toward what will almost certainly be a full dismissal Thursday/26. According to the agenda released...

Latest person caught up in scandal was a major political player

Another major player in San Francisco politics in in serious trouble in the ever-widening City Hall scandal. Rodrigo Santos, an ally of former mayors Willie Brown, Gavin Newsom, and Ed...

Supes approve City College money; will mayor veto?

In a 7-4 vote, supervisors approved $2.7M in supplemental funding to the City College of San Francisco from the general reserve on Tuesday. The money is intended to restore some...

The Agenda, New Year’s edition: Saving City College …

It’s pretty unusual for a public official who runs a major institution that is short of cash to refuse help. But that’s what’s going on at City College –...

City College chancellor wants to reject emergency funding

The sudden cancellation of 345 classes at City College of San Francisco on Nov. 20, the night before the school’s spring 2020 registration, prompted an outcry from more than...

City College panel wants to slow down big administrative salary hikes

Two members of the City College Board of Trustees recommended Thursday putting the brakes on a salary raise for administrators that has been heavily opposed by the faculty union. At...

Three supes who voted against homeless commission supported a very similar plan in 2016

There’s an interested oddity about the vote to delay (and possibly kill) Sup. Matt Haney’s proposal for a commission to oversee the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing. Three of...